Compare Novo Nordisk vs Takeda Pharmaceuticals BETA

See how working at Novo Nordisk vs. Takeda Pharmaceuticals compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Novo Nordisk vs. Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Novo Nordisk

Employee Ratings

  • Novo Nordisk scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 1710 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 2140 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Novo Nordisk employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Takeda Pharmaceuticals employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Novo Nordisk Ceo Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen
90%
90%Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen
CEO Approval
Takeda Pharmaceuticals Ceo Christophe Weber
91%
91%Christophe Weber
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Novo Nordisk employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Takeda Pharmaceuticals employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
63%

Salaries

Takeda Pharmaceuticals has 3 more total submitted salaries than Novo Nordisk.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern1 Salaries
A$70,000/yr
Clinical Research Associate1 Salaries
A$88,000/yr
Sales Representative1 Salaries
A$88,454/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
SeniorProduct Manager1 Salaries
A$185,000/yr
Chemist1 Salaries
A$60,000/yr
Sales Representative1 Salaries
A$89,699/yr

What Employees Say

  • Novo Nordisk had 74 more reviews than Takeda Pharmaceuticals that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals had 16 more reviews than Novo Nordisk that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Novo Nordisk.
  • "Shire" was the most mentioned Con at Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 201 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 81 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 127 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 97 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 51 reviews)
"Danish"(in 33 reviews)
Cons
"Shire"(in 48 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 36 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Quality Assurance Manager

I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

Pros

Flat organisation with open door and easy access and exposure to management team members, exponentially growing which means good development opportunities. They also have good mobility globally

Cons

With high growth comes excessive change, so if you are not agile and ready for a lot of changes, you won’t like it

Current Employee - Safety Lead

I have been working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than a year

Pros

wonderful place to work with right culture and values

Cons

Nothing that I can note so far

Job Postings

Takeda Pharmaceuticals has 644 more recently posted open jobs than Novo Nordisk.